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Best Wax Removal In Kolkata

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Ear Wax (cerumen) Removal in Kolkata

Frequently Asked Questions


How is Ear Wax buildup diagnosed?

Ear wax blockage can be determined by the doctor when the examination of the internal ear takes place with the help of an otoscope (a special instrument which has a light and a magnifying glass to visualize the internal ear).


What are the different approaches to Ear Wax Removal?

Few different approaches for Ear Wax Removal are:

  1. Ear wax removal by the doctor
  2. Medical therapy
  3. Home remedies


What are the things to be avoided during Ear Wax Removal?

  1. Do not try to dig out the ear wax with Q tips, cloth or hairpins as this may push the ear wax deep into the ear canal and can lead to serious damage to the ea
  2. Ear candling is a type of alternative therapy for ear wax removal, but the FDA has not approved it and hence avoid the use. It has a high risk of damaging the eardrum if the hot wax from the candle falls on it. Another risk is while lighting the candle the risk of burning the hair or area near to the ear is high.


What dissolves ear wax faster?

Hydrogen Peroxide is believed to dissolve ear wax faster and hence all the over the counter medication for ear wax removal contains hydrogen peroxide.


Is Ear Wax Removal painful?

Ear Wax Removal is not a painful process but mild to moderate discomfort is experienced by the individuals. However, the discomfort will h=go away over a period of time.


What are the symptoms of ear wax blockage?

  1. Pain in the ear
  2. A fullness feeling in the affected ear
  3. Tinnitus (ringing noises in the ear)
  4. Decreased hearing
  5.  Dizziness


What are the components used in home remedies for Ear Wax Removal?

  1. Baking soda
  2. Hydrogen peroxide
  3. Baby oil
  4. Coconut oil
  5. Glycerin
  6. Mineral oil
  7. Olive oil


What are the causes of ear wax blockage?

  1. Ear wax is secreted from the glands present on the ear lining to trap the foreign particles from damaging the eardrum.
  2. In most people, a small amount of ear wax comes out to the opening of the ear and is washed away. If an individual produces an excessive amount of ear wax and does not clean it regularly, the wax builds up and blocks the ear canal.
  3. Ear wax blocks usually occur when people try to clean the ear wax by using Q tips or hairpins which instead of cleaning, pushes the wax deeper into the ear canal which can have serious consequences. 


How to prevent ear wax blockage?

Ear wax blockage can be prevented by avoiding the use of cotton swabs, Q tips, and other objects which may push the wax deeper into the ear canal.


What are the complications if ear wax is not removed?

  1. Infection
  2. If the infection persists, it can spread to even skull causing meningitis or cranial paralysis
  3. Vertigo if the ear wax is pushed way back to the eardrum or tympanic membrane


What are the specialists for Ear Wax Removal?

A certified and well experienced General Practitioner can perform Ear Wax Removal. In some rare and severe cases, the patient has to be taken to an ENT specialist.